Astros claim pitcher Harris from Arizona
The 30-year-old Harris set a franchise record by capping the season with 16 straight scoreless appearances for the Diamondbacks. He had a 4.34 ERA with 35 strikeouts in 29 outings last season.
Harris is 5-5 with a 4.26 ERA in 110 major league appearances over the last three seasons.
Perez hit .259 with 16 doubles, six homers and 34 RBIs last season for Triple-A Oklahoma City.
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